63/100: 100 Days of Making

Recycled Denim Apron!

I’ve just spent a wonderful afternoon with Jane Milburn @textilebeat prototyping a denim apron for a workshop at Makers Escape Montville, our creative workshop retreat being held in May. Jane will be running this great workshop, leading people step-by-step through several options for turning old jeans into a new usable product. A […]

52/100: 100 Days of Making

The Rescue of the Favourite Frock!

This is my fave dress of all time!!! I made it in 2013 using some cotton curtain fabric that I bought on sale at East Coast Fabrics. It originally had a beautiful bias cut roll collar and the pattern I […]

42/100: 100 Days of Making:

Recycled old dining room chairs become ottoman legs!

Maurice carefully transforms old dining room chair legs into gorgeous legs for our ottoman workshops. This morning he made a set of four hardwood legs for a Slim Jim ottoman for Lindi! They came up a treat after a coat of beeswax and perfectly complemented her French […]

39/100: 100 Days of Making

Making plans for the Ottoman Pick’n’Mix!!!

Scheming today on fabulous new ottoman options for both workshops and custom made. We have been offering ottoman workshops for about three years and they have consistently been super popular! There is something about an ottoman… it is such a versatile piece of furniture. It can be a footstool, […]

24/100: 100 Days of Making

One rough hewn timber heart + a length of scrappy twine = necklace!

I bought this heart at Thousand Island Dressing at Paddington a year or so ago specifically to make a necklace. I wasn’t sure what to use to hang the heart but wanted to incorporate something I had made. A length of scrappy […]

10/100: 100 Days of Making

Who doesn’t love the iconic TV chair? This morning I helped Kate finish off the cushions for her two matching TV chairs. We sat side by side sewing for a few hours, chatting about all sorts of things and drinking tea. I stitched one back cushion cover and Kate stitched the other.

A month or […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 72//

Handmade-72“B” is for 17 lovely recycled buttons

The 17 x  30mm wide buttons in this photo are an Op Shop find. They were attached to a jacket that I didn’t particularly like but they were whispering to me to take them home. Well […]

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